Posts Tagged ‘painting’

Fragmenting Reality: Gerhard Richter’s All-Seeing Panorama at Neue Nationalgalerie

Article by Cara Cotner – in Berlin; Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2012.

Berlin currently plays host to an unprecedented trio of Gerhard Richter exhibitions. Gerhard Richter: Panorama is a comprehensive retrospective at Neue Nationalgalerie, and the accompanying Editions 1965-2011 at me Collectors Room is a collection of Richter’s graphic prints, photographic editions and artist’s books…[read on…]

EVIL DEAD 2: Matt Jones and Kadar Brock at Horton Gallery

EVIL DEAD 2 - Matt Jones and Kadar Brock

Blog entry by Devon Elise Atkins – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011.

Everyone has different ideas about what happens when we die, every culture a different way of mourning or celebrating the life we have lived. A Wake opened to coincide with the Mexican tradition Lo Dia de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead, and explores death and the afterlife from various perspectives in moving images.
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On the Road Series: Brian Leo in New York City

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by Jessyca Hutchens // Aug. 7, 2011
Brian Leo’s work hits you like a wall of noise or, rather, a wall of noises. On any given wall, a multitude of brightly colored canvases vie for attention. The New York based painter has dubbed his style “Garage Pop…[read on]

RYAN MOSLEY: Archaic/Futuristic

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Blog entry and photos by SP Williams – in Berlin; Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Motivated by a sense of the carnivalesque, Ryan Mosley’s canvases offer up a surreal world of invented characters and rituals that are simultaneously archaic and futuristic. Mosley develops his theatrical subjects through a spontaneous approach to painting. “They appear on the canvas,” Mosley explains, “worked, reworked, painted over, feeding on mistakes.

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WIR SIND BEI UNS: We Are Here With Us

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Blog entry and photos by SP Williams – in Berlin; Monday, June 13, 2011.

In ‘Mythos Incorporated’, Eckart Hahn puts classical symbolism and mythic force to the test. He paints over the subjects with current day objects such as plastic bags, or masks them in ‘marketing colors’, such as the sickly McDonald’s yellow that I connect with cheeseburgers, childhood and constipation.

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ECKART HAHN: Mythos Incorporated

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Blog entry and photos by SP Williams – in Berlin; Saturday, May 21, 2011.

In ‘Mythos Incorporated’, Eckart Hahn puts classical symbolism and mythic force to the test. He paints over the subjects with current day objects such as plastic bags, or masks them in ‘marketing colors’, such as the sickly McDonald’s yellow that I connect with cheeseburgers, childhood and constipation.

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Drew Simpson

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Drew Simpson
by Clare Ros // Apr. 15, 2011
Through his series entitled, Pseudo Sanctuary, Interiority Complex, and Thrill Life, Simpson examines the home as the false sanctuary – exposing alternative…[read on]

GLENN BROWN: HAUNTING COLOR

Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Sunday, May 1, 2011.

The Glenn Brown solo exhibition at Max Hetzler’s satellite gallery is a must-see for painting enthusiasts. Portraiture and figurative paintings, as well as ‘paint sculptures’, are presented in a grandiose flat near Savigny platz. The paintings are hauntingly beautiful and painstakingly rendered with Glenn Brown’s unique style of small, flowing lines of color.

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KATRIN FRIDRIKS: Leak of Information

Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

Leak of Information is metallic, just like our technology-based contemporary time. With a new well-defined colorimetric using “silver, gold, steel, cooper, aluminium” as backgrounds/shadows, drawing from platforms/heart of planet earth, Fridriks is taking us deeper. Playing with colors and their own reflects, she is casting a new light on our society and its dynamics.

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KARLA MARIE BENTZEN: Dirty Fingers

Blog Entry by Adam Roche – in Berlin; Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

Bentzen has produced a number of new drawings which will be displayed alongside a large, sight-specific wall piece. Her geometric shapes will also leak onto the gallery windows, heightening the sensation of being part of Bentzen’s surreal world.

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